Taiwan’s Swedish envoy interviewed by Nordic country’s top public radio station

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    Taiwan’s Representative to Sweden Vincent Yao (姚金祥) accepted an exclusive interview with Radio Sweden to discuss the establishment of representative offices between Taiwan and Somaliland and the impact of Beijing’s new national security law on Hong Kong. On Wednesday (Aug. 19), Yao gave an interview on Sveriges Radio, stating that Taiwan is actively… Read more »


Greek tanker hijacked off Somalia’s coast

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Chemical tanker AEGEAN II has been hijacked by armed men in Somali waters. According to a report by maritime consultancy Dryad Global, the 1994-built 8,100 dwt vessel is believed to have been attacked by six pirates approximately 180 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, after having mechanical issues when it was in transit from the UAE… Read more »


Russia starts production of COVID-19 vaccine

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MOSCOW: Russia has started manufacturing its new vaccine for COVID-19, the Interfax news agency reported on Saturday, citing the health ministry. Russia has said the vaccine, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute and the first for the coronavirus to go into production, will be rolled out by the end of this month. Some scientists said they… Read more »


First Somaliland representative to Taiwan arrives

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Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Sunday welcomed Somaliland’s first representative who arrived in the country Friday in preparation for the upcoming opening of the self-claimed African state’s representative office in Taiwan. In a tweet, Wu welcomed the arrival of Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud, saying he has “braved Chinese pressure” to… Read more »


A Habit Of Courage…Tiny Somaliland Snubs The Chinese Communist Party

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  The tiny almost state that is Somaliland has yet again put its neighbours, and pretty much everybody else, to shame. With a history of achieving against the odds, this beacon of near democracy in the Horn of Africa has just decided to snub China. And do so in a very public fashion. In some… Read more »


China has stolen Taiwan’s semiconductor secrets: Wired

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A group of Chinese hackers has succeeded in “pillaging” Taiwan’s semiconductor sector, stealing chip designs and source code, according to a report published by Wired Magazine Thursday (Aug. 7). While Taiwanese cybersecurity company CyCraft already published information about the hacking campaign in April, it only know established a link between the group and the Chinese… Read more »